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Pastry, Tarts and Gateaux

  • Course Code


  • Field of Study

    Culinary Arts

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  • Type of Qualification:


  • Type of Study:

    Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

Course summary

This course provides skills and knowledge in the areas of modern pastries. This is a hands-on course where the student will gain practical experience in class.


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All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.

Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2019-2020 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only.

Course fees must be paid before attending lectures.


Course Fee: €550
In addition, a €60 fee for the necessary work uniform is required.

Module Code: HOSP6085


Modern Gateaux and small pastries made using the following:

  • Macaroons
  • Choux Pastry
  • Sweet Pastry
  • Puff Pastry
  • Chocolate Techniques
  • Fillings – glacage, mousse, frangipane, caramel, pastry cream, praline, etc.

Note: Modifications to the configuration of the course may take place in accordance with changing requirements.

Delivery & Duration

Location: CIT Bishopstown Campus

Course commences in January, and will operate one evening per week, each Thursday, consisting of a 4 hour practical class each evening from 6pm to 10pm.


Single Module Certification (5 ECTS credits at Level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications).

  • Online application will open shortly for course commencing in February 2020. 

  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay the course fee of €550 online if a place on a course is offered. 

    Note: You will not be charged for applying for the programme by clicking the 'apply now' button, you are only asked to pay an acceptance fee if a place is offered to you and you wish to accept it.

  • Note: Interviews may be held.








Ms Roisin Clancy
021 433 5820